Introducing new products and new names with regard to structural expansion joints, movement joints and fire barriers.

Vexcolt is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of structural expansion joints, movement joints and fire barriers. They can be designed for horizontal, vertical and shear movements as well as for vertical loading, or all three, according to the different series available. Kirk is the sole distributor of Vexcolt products in Southern Africa and can provide all requested information on the type of joint for a given specification.

Vexcolt recently launched its new catalogue, with the addition of new products and a few products having undergone name changes. Kirk will highlight six of the most specified products used in South Africa along with any new names associated with these products while also highlighting two new products, namely the fire barriers: Fireflex 2000; and Megatec 300.

Maxatec 100: A01-A02 (Single-seal expansion joint)
This product is compatible with concrete, hard finishes and flexible finishes. It is used on internal floors and has a horizontal, shear and limited vertical movement. It has 30-75 mm expansion gaps and is used for floor-to-floor and floor-to-wall installations.

Maxatec 140: A01-A02 (Single-seal expansion joint)
This product is compatible with concrete, hard finishes and flexible finishes. It is used on internal floors and has a horizontal, shear and vertical movement. It has 25-100 mm expansion gaps and is used for floor-to-floor and floor-to-wall installations.

Megatec 300: A01-A02 (Metal expansion joint)
This product is compatible with concrete, hard finishes and flexible finishes. It is used on internal floors and has a horizontal, shear and vertical movement. It has 25-125 mm expansion gaps and is used for floor-to-floor and floor-to-wall installations.

Megatec 360: A01-A02 (Metal expansion joint)
This product is compatible with concrete, hard finishes and flexible finishes. It is used on internal floors and has a horizontal, shear and vertical movement. It has 25-50 mm expansion gaps and is used for floor-to-floor and floor-to-wall installations.

Flexatec 1000: A01 (Multi-purpose expansion joint)
This product can be used on floor and wall finishes. It can be used on all internal and external floors, walls, roofs and parapet applications including seismic zones. It has a horizontal, limited shear and limited vertical movement. It has 20-100 mm expansion gaps and is used for floor-to-floor, as well as floor and wall-to-wall applications.

Fireflex 2000:A01-A02 (Fire barrier system)
This product can be used on all finishes and on all fire compartment walls, floors and ceilings. It has a horizontal, shear and vertical movement. It has 15-125 mm expansion gaps and is used for floor-to-floor-to-wall and wall-to-wall installations.

For more information: 011 444 1441 (Gauteng) / 031 564 1175 (KZN) / 021 949 2226 (CT) / 0860 547 573 (PE) or visit www.kirk.co.za